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Your boy likes a Collar and Necktie, lie wants to be neat. Let him. Remember we make a Specialty of Everything for Boys. In Men's Wear We are showing some Elegant Suits in Serges, Worsteds, Homespuns and Chevoits. Our Griffon Brand Suits are celebrated the country over for Excellence of Material, Make, Finish and Kit. They arc in all respects Equal to the finest (Worn Made Garment. The Patterns for This Spring and Summer are especially fine. Our Straw Hat, Negligee 3 sniri 71 3 and Furnishings Departments are lil led with the BEST, and our Prices on all Goods are the LOWEST. The Palatka News and Advertiser 1 1 S. BROWN, Tin: nkws and aivi:riisi:r has a hiiltcr circulation rating than is accorded to any other paper in I'alatUa, I'rinter's Ink. N. Y.. Inly HUM. U3JJJJJJ:jJJJJLlja137J3rj337J'3 I City Happenings and j i Personal mention. Louis A. Smith and Clias. E. Uow ton niacin a liUrtiuuHH trip to Jackson ville on Tuesday. Mrs. E. r; Uatos of Welaka is vis itliiK in Mm city this week, tins Rtiust of Mrs. Marlin tirillin. Gov. Jirownril lias sillied the Key West railway extension bill intro duced by Senator K. S. Crill. Mr. llolstein and family have mov ed into the comfortable lint formerly occupied by Win. Ivors, on Lemon street. Postmaster Harrison of Denver was in the city yesterday on bis way home from a business visit to Jack sonville. A commodious carriage shed i be ini? erected by Lee Keiinerly on the lot on Lemon street adjoining his livery stable. Hev. M. V. Welch, the venerable! pastor emeritus of the l'or.iona Con uretfiitional chin ch, was a visitor in the city yesU rday. Kobt. Rugiii has accepted a posi tion in the grocery store of Silas Smith and entered upon his duties .Monday morning. The last social of the Woman's Kortuightly club this season will be held nt Miss Mulholland'son Satur day, May IRIi, at i) p. m. Uob't J amen has received word from Mrs. James, who is at the home of her parents in New York" state, aniiounciiii,' the arrival of a son. Messrs. Herbert Crook and J. H. Uandolph gave a launch party Wed nesdiiy evening to about 2o of their gentlemen and lady friends on the launch Mobbie. Aliss Lillian Morris arrived here on Wednesday from Jacksonville. Miss Morris comes to spend a few weeks 118 tin' guest of Miss Mulhol laud before going to Connecticut for the summer. Dave Piirtin's ice cream parlors did a big business last Saturday, the day being known as Woman's club day. The receipts were over 50, ol which amount the club receives a generous percentage. Thi! Veteran Association of lilue and Gray with their friends are en joying thi) annual picnic oi tne asso ciation at Itolestou today. Nice, short trip. U if you can. Hound trip 10 cents. Nice river ride. The steamer Crescent has for some days oast been unloading freight at the (J. S. & F. bulkhead. On last Saturday she brought in 7f0 bar rels ol potatoes from Kederal Point and other places along the river. Mrs. Ceo. 11. Selden has resigned as organist at St. Marks church. Her playing has been an attractive fea ture in the church's service and there is widespread regret over her decision to retire; the hope is express ed that her retirement will only be tempera ry . Mrs. H. Cowart and Miss Maude Pricidv ot Tampa are here this week on a visit to their mother, Mrs. K. M. Priddv. Fred Priddy of Jackson ville is also expected to day, and Mrs. Priddy says it is the first time in years that the family will all lie together. Contractor Decks has begun the work of building a liaptistry under Hie tower ot St. Marks church, all Kaster gift to the parish from some liienc s ot the rector. 1 lie jsapt lstry is to be finished ill cypress, oiled, and will add greatly to the appearance ol the church's interior. H. H. Zesinger, secretary of the Florida Land and Improvement coninanv ot Philadelphia, former owner of the Putnam House in this cit.v.was here on Wednesday. Mr. Zesimrcr came to complete the final transfer of the Putnam House prop erty to L. H. and W. A. Merry day, who are now the sole owners and without the least shadow on their title. Mayor I'sina has notified the police to arrest all women found in saloons The women of the deiiii-moudaiii have been in the habit, of visiting the stalled saloons in the upper part of Lemon street. Tliey are not to be allowed this privilege further. The mayor has also ordered all soiled dove cotes within two blocks of sa loons to he vacated, ami the order is being enforced by Chief of Police Hagan. Miss Rosalie Price and Capt K Noble Calhoun entertained a large party rfif society young people last Monday night at the Armory. The party was in honor of Miss Genevieve Merrill and air. name l). wattles, whose marriage will occur at eight o clock next. Wednesiuy evening. Hearts were played until 10 o'clock, after which dancing was indulged in until midnight. Dainty refresh nu nts, including ice cream and cakes, were served. 1 he prizes were won bv Dr. Hoseiiherg, .Miss JSassett and Miss Vorus. The Armory was beautifully decorated for the occa sion. E. T. Redding of Ititorlnchen was in the city a couple of days this week shaking bauds with his numerous friends. Mr. Redding has opened a general merchandise store in lnter- lachi n, and is delighted with the prospects of the little town. Much real estate has been purchased in the town during the past winter by new settlers and the citizens, know ing they have a pleasant and he.illh- I in place oi resiuenee, nave goneii together In a development nssocia lion for the purpose of conveying this information to others Growth is the slogan of all of the citizens oi the place now Miss Fannie M. Thomas, for thf nast two vears manager of the Wes tern I'liion Telegraph company's ollice in this city, has resigned mid on Tuesday left for Jacksonville. Her marriage with Mr. W. U. Bren ner, chief clerk for the superintend ent of the company in Jacksonville, has been announced for the lHth iust. to take place in that. city. During her stay here Miss Thomas has made her home with Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Haughton, and they, together with all others who have had the pleasure and privilege of her ac quaintance, are wishing her a long and happy life. Well Pleased With Palatka. Cbas. J. Smit h of St. Albans, Vt., came here last week and after stay ing n few days liked it so well he de termined to locate. Mr. Smith is an optician and jeweler ami seeing a good opening at ins business in rue Perry Keener stock he bought it and has lensed the present store room. Mr. Sniitli was seen In the store on Wednesday taking account of stock and arranging it all in an orderly manner. He is a young man ot en- rsry. thoroughly losted in every de tail of his business and states that he is going to give t he people of Palatka a high-grade stock of goods to make selections from. Resides a full line of jewelry, watches and gems Mr. Smith will carry a stock of etchings and ot her pictures, bric-a-brao etc., togemer with a stock of optical goods. He has been graduated in the art of lif ting the eyes and understands the business thoroughly. Mr. Smith states that he lines t'a- latka very much. He will leave for New York early next week to pur chase new goods, and will be gone some ten days. The stock was sold to Mr, Smith by F. J. Fearnside. The City Council. At the regular meeting of the city council on Tuesday night an ordi nance grunting the G..S-te. r . it y privilege of laving track on Laurel strert for four blocks, between Fourth i in I Jones street was read for infor mation and laid over. Anew build ing ordinance went through the same process. H. H. Sanders was appointed a po liceman to take the place of D. G. Sanford, resigned. Mr. Sanders severed for a time last. year. Mr. Sanford bad been on the force for nine years and was a good oflicer. He resigned because he could tto better in a financial wav.and lias ac cepted a position as bartender for J. V . isrewer. T J. Thompson for the past year or more superintendent of the street railway system, was maue a spe cial policeman for six months. The Confederate Tlz.&s. The Florida flags of the Confeder acy, or those of theui that were cap tured by the Union army during the civil war and which have been held by the general government up to a mouth ago wheu they were returned to the state, were publicly received with solemn and impressive cere mony in the Hall of Representatives at Tallahassee last Tuesday. The hall was crowded to the doors by members of both branches of the legislature, distinguished visitors, Veterans and Daughters of the Con federacy. Ex-Gov. F. P. Fleming delivered an eloquent speech and Gov. Rrow .ird also addressed the gathering. The Hags were brought into the hall by old veterans who hud fought un d'tr them, and many were visibly af fected by again looking upon the failed and tattered colors. Mr. McLeod Again. Rev. S. J. McLeod, the venerable Rantist preacher against whom the late grand jury failed to find a true hill on the charge of accusing an other of crime, was in the city last Friday. The reverend gentleman feels that the News has done him an injustice. Tliis paper had no such intention. Mr. McLeod says lie has been the victim of blackmail and malicious prosecution and that the persons who were guilty of it are dangerous and the community would do well to get rill of them. All the News has done was to publishes the charges against Mr. McLeod. The grand jury has said by its action that there was nothing in' them. That ought to sullice, and does. Beale-Renault. Mr. George F. Reale and Miss Alice Christine Renault were quietly married at the bride's residence on Lemon street Monday evening at H o'clock, by Rev. Father Pay-ick Hai ry, pastor" of St. Monicas Catholic church, in the presence of a few in timate friends and relatives. Mr. Reale is a valued employe of the Palatka ferry and is well liked and popular with all who know him. Miss Renault is the daughter of the late Dr. Renault, who was a promi nent physician in the early days of Palatka", and is a lady of an unusual ly charming and sunny disposition, admired and respected by all. The newly wedded couple have be gun housekeeping in the cozy little home of Mr. Beale in the north end of the city, and the well-wishes of a host of friends accompany them. WomanV Fortnightly Club. On Friday April 28, the Woman's club held a very interesting meeting at their club rooms. After the usual business was dis posed of the president introduced Mrs. James S. Church, who then ad dressed the club on "Domestic Sci euce." Mrs. Church, who formerly occupied the chair of domestic sci ence in the University of Illinois, proved herself an admirable speaker and showed a thorough knowledge of her subject. After the meeting light refresh ments were served, and a pleasant half hour was spent socially, during which Mrs. Gates of Welaka tavored the club with one of her delightful readings. Press Correspondent. Manager John Kane. John Kane has been promoted to be manager of the local Western Union Telegraph otllce and is now in charge. He is probably the youngest mana ger of such an important otllce hi the state. The new manager is a sou of the late Pat Kane. He entered the ofiice some eight years ago as a "lit tle kid" and lias practically grown up in il. He is a competent operator and his friends are predicting that he will be more than equal to his new responsibilities and dignity. Public Library Committees. The following Public Library com mittees have been appointed by the president to serve during the present yea r. Aim I viSTKATioN T. R. Merrill, Mrs. Holmes, Mrs. McGregor. Financb-W. S. Rurdett, Mrs. H. S. Wilson, Geo. E. Gay. Rook Miss Genevieve Merrill, W. S. Rurdett, Mrs. Selden. Kntkrtainmknt Mrs. J. N. Wal ton, Mrs. It. F. Adams, Mrs, Gard ner, Mrs. McDonald, Miss Moragne BAIR-DERBY WEDDING Soleminized Wednesday Even ing in St. James M. E. Church. Ouo of the prettiest weddings of the spring season was that nn-AVed-nesdav evening, at St. James M. K. : church, south, of Miss Agnes V'elin da Derhv, daughter of Mr. ami Mrs. Edward' Derby, and Mr. Robert Bruce Balr, prominent young people of t his city. Long before the hour for the cere mony the church was crowded with an assemblage id interested friends, even the vestibules being packed to their utmost capacity. The decora tions throughout the church were beautiful, a color scheme of white and green being very ellectively em ployed . Shortly before 8 o'clock, Mrs. Win. G. Tilghnian, the talented organist of St. James, rendered a short pro gram of a few selections. After this j Misses Susie Leo Walton and Mabel Holconib, the signal attendants, handsomely gowned in whitu organ dies, entered the church. At this juncture the beautiful Lohengreii wedding march began and the wed ding party entered in the following order: First, the ushers, Messrs. J. T. Dunn, H. Finley Tucker, D. F. Partin and Ernest Holconib, follow ed by the bride's attendants, Misses Pearl Ringhani, Clyde Esles, Jos ephine Haskell and Alta Jirakeman, all the latter attired in beautiful white organdies, and carrying large clusters of wiiite oleanders. Follow ing these came the groomsman, Mr. (!has. Burt and the bridesmaid, Miss Nellie Marshall; next the maid of honor, Miss Minnie Carlysle Buky, followed by the flower girls, little Misses Ollie Tilghnian ami Priscilla Hamiii. The bride then entered leaning on the. arm of her father, Mr. Edward Derby. They were met at the altar bv the .groom, attended by his brother, Mr. Benj. R. Bair, as best man. The party formed almost a complete circle, around the chancel rail, and then Rev. c. T. Gates, the pastor of St. James, in a most, im pressive manner pronounced the words that united the young couple. The bride wore a handsome gown of white peau de soi witli lace trim mings, and white bridal veil and carried a large cluster of brides roses. Her only ornament was a handsome pearl buckle, ail heir loom of her mother's. The maid of honor. Miss Minnie Ruky was- attired in a beautiful princess costume of white habutia silk and carried a large shower bou quet of pink roses. The bridesmaid. Miss Nellie Mar shall, wore a handsome shirred cos tume of white china siik and 'carried a bouquet of pink roses. The ilower girls, little Misses Ollie Tilghmaii and Priscilla Hanini, were dressed in pure white, ami with their pretty little baskets Hilled with white and pink rose pedals, present ed a charming picture. Tin.' young lady atteiulands all wore white organdies. The gentlemen of the party were attired in the conventional costumes of black. At the conclusion of the ceremony the organist rendered a selection from Tannhauser, and the bridal party filed out of the church hy the south aisle, preceded by the little flower girls strewing rose pedals in the pathway. The party then repaired to the home of the bride's parents on Kir by street, where a reception was held. Some two hundred invited guests were present to give congratu lations and best wishes. The parlor, library and dining room were prettily decorated with evergreens and olean ders. An elegant collation whs ser ved, and Misses Susie Lee Walton and Mabel Holcomb gracefully pre sided at the punch bowl. Those assisting Mrs. Derby to receive her guests were: Mesdames John N. Walton, John . Tilghmaii, I. R. Stelts, A. G. Phillips, mid Miss Hat tie Buky, while Mrs. (). L. Pierce superintended the serving of re freshments, assisted by Misses Has kell, Ringhani, Rrakeinan and Ka tes. The newly wedded couple were the recipients cf many valuable and useful presents. Mr. and Mrs. Bair enter upon their wedded life under auspices most flattering, and have the best, wishes of a host of admiring friends for a life full of contentment and happiness.- For the present the young people will reside in this city, but later expect to move to South Carolina. litvalublB to oonvump" vm, antf mil who Buffer from thromt tfhttrdor. Bicyclists of the city seem to have lost sight of the fact that there is an ordinance requiring bells and lamps to be used on wheels. This ordi nance should be enforced as the recklessness of some riders makes it dangerous to pedestrians on the side streets where a "copper" is scarely ever seen. For Good Iusurauce The Union Centra Life Insurance Company Of Cincinnati, Ohio, i. Established 1867. Assets, 1HHB Assets, 11105 $13,H1,73H.40. H, FINLEY TUCKER, General Agent, Room 2 Keiiuerly B'ld't,'. up stairs. Palatka, Florida. If you want to get your moneys worth; and see a good COLD knocs out. use Peek's Pine Tar Syrnp UHT-A Ladies Gold Watch and .... ;.. ,.l.v.,li nml 1)1. 1111 nerweeu in ihmii; "u.v. Steen's ollice, Saturday afternoon about i :3i or t o chick, r " . be rewarded by leaving watch at tins ollice. Dr H. E, DOUGLASS, Osteopathic Physician, Office at Resilience Corner 5th and Orange Sts. . All Curablo Dlsoisns successfully treat ed without drugs. Chronic cases es pecially solicited. tf iir a xiri'Tri rji inhfimrti to work on Palatka sewers. Will pay from $1.00 J.. .1 .1.-. ,1..., tflTTT.Tl & Co.. tf Contractors. LOST Between the Boyd block and F. J. Fearnside's residence, a lndy's breastpin, gold wreath with i.i,.'.. ......,,,..1 Finder will nlease irmu riiHiin.i. - leave at Fearnside Clothing Co s store or at this otllce. auiutuie reward. Order for Publication. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIHOIHT, I'l TJiA.M COC.VII, iiiuniua- IN CHANCERY. Mary E. Brttditoek, Complainant, I mn fnr v. r Divorce Thomas H. Bradiloek, Defendant. ) It appearing by affldavlt appended te the hill Mnl In the above Ktnted ciuise th-U iilllant believes the residence ot Thomas H. llrnddock, the defendant, therein named, is unknown and II nirther appearing, the belief of alliant, that s.tld dfiendaut Is over the aje of twenty-one vnnrn. It Is therefore ordered Hint said Uerond nut be and he Is Hereby reipilntd to appear to Hie mil ot Comnlnlnt Illed In said cause on or before Monday, the 6th d iyol June. A. 11.. 1'hi5. olherwise the allegations oi sun uiumii ue taken us confessed by said Defendant, n l further ordered that this order pub- HslieiWme a week lor 8 consecutive we 'ks In the l'alntka News, a newspaper published in said County nml Stnto. W itness my hand and oOlclal senl thl bth any of April l'.ma. Sealj JOSEPH PKICli, Clerk Ulroull Court, K. E. HASKELL. Solicitor lor Complainant. HOMES IN FLORIDA! THE SOUTHERN COLONIZATION CO., have purchased 20,oim acres of the best land In Florida. We want Will more good families to Join our mutual colony; tho best rhanc- on earth to get a home with little or no cost. Every member a stockholder: hii,ikhj acres on i. is. F. K'r wllhln 4 to lo miles of Pallida, Fla. We shall Imtldour own city, also sub-divide lands into 5, 10, -.HI and 4tl aero tracts. Klrst half of this lnrtre tract will he sold tt members, and tie- la-t halt to non-member-', at the mar- ket price; this will enable the stockholders lo u rebate In protits. thus paying back to stock holders more money than th. y put in at the hoglnning. Every member will own his own land with good title to use and dispose of as he (or she may wish. We have lands that will produce three valuable crops per year. Our lands will rent (when ready for the plowi for live times its cost. Send for onr prospectus and other printed matter explaining all. Southern Colonization Co., Palatka, Pla. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR Tax Dee 1 Under Section 8 of Chapter 4888 Laws of Florida. Notice is hereby given that Wm, Sillier, purchaser of tax certificate No. 397, dated tlie 1st day of Jul', A. D. 1901, has tiled said certificate in my office, and has made application for tax deed to issue in accordance with law. Said certificate embraces the following described property situated in Putnam county, Florida to wit : hi a of wi of nwj of swl, section 28, township 10, range 2416 acres. The said land being assessed at the date of the issuance of such certificate in the name of Unknown. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, tax deed will issue thereon on the 6th day of May, A. D. 1905. Witness my official signature and seal this the 30th. day of March, A. D. 1905. Seal JOSEPH PRICE, Clerk Circuit Court, Putnam Co. Florida. For an attractive, easy to see and easy to read office calendar send six cents In stamps to W. H. Leahy, Divis ion rr.88enger Agent, Atlantic Coast Line, Savannah, Ga." And I Mew "Shoe' Store! tS -I'lie now SHOE Department in nur Store in filled with fg Choi"-! SHOES for MEN, WOMEN nml CHILDREN. i a s mhrnz to Fit All Fes!. Ladies will tind our Shoe Department exceptional in that it lmfl Shoes such as they want. W'e make ft specialty of Shoes for the Children. Onr "Ti;or King" and "Jackson" Shoes for Men t CO have u wearing guarantee for SIX MONTHS. Leo Jacobson's Popular Dry Goods and Shoe House, Palatka, Florida I Watching-Your Watch j m to bub how fur wrong.it is .might bo a confidence losing sort of pastime, but if your WATCH has over kept accurate time 1 am pretty sure I can make it keep accurate time again. Of course tin; needed repairs will depend upon how much you have neglected your watch, but tb.3 cost will not be too high. ; . . WE SELL GOOD WATCHES and make a specialty of Watches for Railroad Men. Our stock of Fine Jewelry ,Cut Glaus and all sorts of pretty Novelties suitable for Wedding and other Gifts is comprehensive. W. S. FRY, Tlie Leading Jeweler. Palatka, Florida m i mi 111 -fKwrsanr ft Dangers of Defective Plumbing. Defective plumbing permits the entrance iiuo the house Il 1 1 ! of sewer gas bearine germs ot j i - M (j Jl contagious diseases to which the human sys tem readilv succumbs. Sewer gas is not necessarily generated in the sewer, but is frequently created in the plumb ing svstcm within the home and enters the apartments through defective fixtures. If in doubt, consult us regarding the piping i and replacing defective fixtures with "ttttidarJ" Porcelain Enameled Ware . acknowledged as the best sanitary equipment. J. D. POINTS & COM PanY 1 j Our Opening Days Were Gala Gays in - j Millinery and our business was tremendous. But we still have beau tiful Creations in Mil liner)' and a magnificent stock of Notions. If you have not yet pick ed "out your SUMMER HAT come and let ur . show you something ap propriate. Miss Kate L. Lusas' Millinery Parlors, l'alntka, Flu. .mm " m m m m i The Palatka Agency For Lowney's Celebrated Candies and 1 Chocolates is at I I D. A. Partin's I Ice Cream Parlors, f (Next to A. "W. Strung' A: Co. ) 1 When you want good candy .that IS GOOD, j see me. Ice Cream Parlors, and 'Cool Summer Drinks, i v- i wiwfwrf!? j"!. J 'mm, m j .- wm m m . Partin. i: K J Wm M I lafchloss in Material and laking! Strouie & Bros' High Art Clothing. We are displaying the most up-to:date line of Clothing ever shown, ranging from $10.00 to $21.00 a suit. New Columbia Shirts in plain white and fancy cuff attached or detached. The most complete line in Furnishing Goods embracing everything in Underwear, Hosiery' Neckwear, Belts, Suspenders, Straw and Panama Hats. HERBERT CROOK, Manager. .... Isv? ' ..